Did you know that leprechauns were originally depicted as wearing red, not green? It’s just hard to imagine, isn’t it? Like Santa Claus wearing blue or a Jack o’ lantern being purple!
But have no fear, while I do believe this craft is cute and creative I have no plans of being so creative that I end up giving you directions for something red for St. Patrick’s Day!
Instead, I want you to grab just a few materials and whip up these fun little green Leprechaun Hats with your kids. The activity is quick, fun, and practically mess free.
Applesauce Leprechaun Hats
First, grab your materials:
- 6 Motts PEAR sauce cups $2.00
- Black Foam $.17
- Yellow Foam $.07
- Total $2.24
- Each Cup $.37
Next, it’s time to start assembling. As a quick side note, I’ll be referring to applesauce cups but you’ll actually want to purchase PEAR-sauce in order to get the green color for the leprechaun hats.
Wrap the long piece of black foam around the applesauce cup and secure with hot glue.
Helpful hint: You’ll want to turn the cup upside down, so the top becomes the base. The black foam should fit perfectly around the base!
So as soon as you’re done creating these cute Leprechaun hat cups let us know in the comments what you used them for or tag us in your social media posts, we love to see what you make!